Location: Barnes, London

Gender: Boys

Age: 7 to 18

Year of establishment: 1509

About the School

St Paul's School aim to offers a stimulating academic education alongside outstanding extra-curricular activities opportunities. Students are actively encouraged to pursue their own talents and interests, whether intellectual, cultural, spiritual or physical, within and beyond the curriculum. All pupils also have one afternoon of games each week.


Boarding in St Paul’s is not available for boys below Year 9 and a small number of places may be available for Year 9 as weekly boarders. Apart from full boarding and weekly boarding, there will be a number of flexi-boarding places in their newly refurbished West House starting from September 2021.


Exam Results and University Destinations

In 2020, at GCSE, 70% of grades awarded were 9 and 92% were 8 or 9. At A Level and Pre-U, 56% of grades awarded were A* (or equivalent) and 89% were A* or A (or equivalent).


Of those that choose to study in the UK, the largest proportion go on to Oxford and Cambridge in an average of 31.5% over the last five years. In 2020, 126 pupils also gained places at other Russell Group universities including UCL and Imperial College.


Extra-curricular activities

St Paul’s School has a very strong reputation for sport and there are almost 30 physical activities to choose from on the Games Programme, for example, hockey, Water polo and windsurfing.



With the 45 acres of their own green an open space, various advanced facilities are offered to students including The Milton Gallery for art exhibitions, Wathen Hall for music performances, Samuel Pepys Theatre for stage performances and conferences, and sport facilities such as fitness centre, rackets court and swimming pool.


School fees

St Paul’s Juniors - Lower First to Upper Third Years: £7,076 per term

St Paul’s School - Fourth to Upper Eighth Form: £8,852 per term

Boarding Fee: £13,322 per term



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